Christiana Myers

SHMF Awards 2022 Advanced Studies Scholarship

Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation, an active supporter of artistic education and growth, offers a yearly program of funding to assist and encourage excellence in the visual arts. Christiana Myers has been selected by an independent jury to receive a $5000 Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship.  Ms. Myers, a leader in the New Brunswick contemporary arts[…]

SHMF 2022 Awards Program

The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation celebrates artistic excellence through its juried awards program.  Nominations are invited for the following 2022 awards: The Marie Hélène Allain Fellowship is a biennial award of $10,000 available to New Brunswick mid-career artists and craftspeople. It is given on the recommendation of an independent jury who select artists who have[…]

Brigitte Clavette and Laura Boudreau

SHMF Career Development Announcement

SHMF is pleased to recognise the accomplishments of jeweller, Laura Boudreau, the highest-ranking student in Advanced Studio Practice certificate program at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. Ms. Boudreau received the inaugural Brigitte Clavette Merit Award at a small ceremony at the college hosted by Carrie Nolan, Dean of NBCCD. SHMF established this[…]

Brigitte Clavette

SHMF Director Brigitte Clavette wins national acclaim

With great joy, the Board of Directors of the SHMF join the country in celebrating Brigitte Clavette, the 2022 recipient of Canada’s foremost distinction for excellence in Visual and Media Arts: the Saidye Bronfman Award.   Administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Governor General’s Awards celebrate Canada’s vibrant arts community and recognize remarkable[…]